Travel photographer Len Kaufman is famed for the dramatic images he’s made in 92 countries. His advertising photography has been featured by cruise lines, airlines, and tourism destinations around the world. His works have also appeared in a wide variety of major U.S. publications, including Travel + Leisure, Travel

Gamcheon Cultural Village, Busan,

By Steve Jermanok It was late afternoon, and the crowds were thinning out when we reached our first stop in Busan, the Haedong Yonggungsa Temple. First built in 1376, the impressive Buddhist shrine is carved in the cliffs overlooking Busan’s East Bay. Walking up and down the trails that line

sailing ship

By Brian E. Clark In my decades as a writer and photographer, I’ve been lucky to knock around much of Europe and even live abroad a couple of times. But I was clueless when it came to the Tuscan archipelago off the west coast of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Until this

MV Thomas Laighton Docked at Star Island

By Bart Beeson From the rooftop restaurant at Portsmouth, New Hampshire’s AC Marriott Hotel, it’s easy to appreciate how the city was born and continues to thrive as a bustling commercial maritime hub. Ships from all over the world ease down the Piscataqua River to deliver their cargo, passing under


By Everett Potter Would you pay someone to plan a trip for you and only learn where you’re going when you arrive at the airport? That’s the premise of Destination Unknown, a trip-planning company that’s part of Seattle’s Explorer X. Michael Bennett is a co-founder of both and finds himself

Regency Bar & Grill.

By Jeanne Muchnick It was the robe that got me — plush and super soft on the inside; cushy and cozy on the outside — that made me fall in love with my weekend at the Loews Regency New York Hotel. Luxe in all white and embellished with “Loews” on


By Ann Abel Travel has gotten weird. First, nobody did it for a couple of years. Then everybody did it at once, and airports fell apart. “Revenge travel” became a thing. Airports mostly figured out how to keep track of luggage, and people kept going places—too often the same ones.

Sphere, Vegas

By Larry Olmsted It’s a couple of pandemic years behind schedule, but on July 5th The Sphere was lit up for the first time, changing the Las Vegas skyline forever. But that was just a tease, and next month, on September 29, The Sphere will be opened in its full glory by U2


  Story and Photos by Neil Wolkodoff The Silvies Valley Ranch has been around for 140 years, an indication that they know what they are doing. This 151,000 acre ranch in the eastern Oregon high desert abuts a National Forest. Over 1,000 years ago, the Paiute and Shoshone tribes started

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By Brian E. Clark There are vacation rental homes and then there are vacation rental homes.  The luxe Chateau at Casteel Creek surely belongs in the latter category.  This 30,350-square foot manor is located near Edwards, Colorado and is a 40-minute drive from the Beaver Creek Ski Resort. It looks out over the